Iraq

2015 Mar 12

DATE CHANGE: Institutions and Ethno-religious Conflict in Iraq: Explaining Historic and Contemporary Challenges to Governance and Statebuilding

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Middle East Forum is pleased to present

Shamiran Mako
Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; and Ph.D. Candidate, Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh... Read more about DATE CHANGE: Institutions and Ethno-religious Conflict in Iraq: Explaining Historic and Contemporary Challenges to Governance and Statebuilding

2014 Aug 28

The Contemporary Political Malaise in the Three Major Arab States, Egypt, Syria and Iraq: A discussion led by Professor Roger Owen

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies is pleased to present

Roger Owen
A. J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History, Emeritus, Department of History, Harvard University... Read more about The Contemporary Political Malaise in the Three Major Arab States, Egypt, Syria and Iraq: A discussion led by Professor Roger Owen

2014 Mar 27

Book Launch & Author Talk: Zaid Al-Ali, "The Struggle for Iraq’s Future: How Corruption, Incompetence and Sectarianism Have Undermined Democracy"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102, Cambridge, MA 02138

al-aliThe Center for Middle Eastern Studies Outreach Program is pleased to present an author talk by

Zaid Al-Ali
Senior Adviser on Constitution Building, International IDEA... Read more about Book Launch & Author Talk: Zaid Al-Ali, "The Struggle for Iraq’s Future: How Corruption, Incompetence and Sectarianism Have Undermined Democracy"

2012 Apr 05

Iraqi Jews Between Millet and Public Life in the First Half of the 20th Century

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

CMES, 38 Kirkland Street, Room 102, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Arab Transformative Movements Working Group is pleased to invite undergraduate students and the CMES community to a special meeting of Dr. Susan Kahn's Jewish Studies 103 seminar: Jewish Cultures of the Middle East with

Sami Zubaida
Birkbeck College, University of London... Read more about Iraqi Jews Between Millet and Public Life in the First Half of the 20th Century

CMES in the Media: Roger Owen on Iraq in Boston Globe

October 1, 2007

Roger Owen offers his view on American policy and the complexities of sectarian forces in Iraq in the September 28, 2007 edition of the Boston Globe. Read the full op-ed here: Chaos and unity in a fragmented Iraq on boston.com

By Roger Owen | September 28, 2007

WHAT GENERAL PETREAUS and his master, President Bush, would like us to believe is that recent American policy in Iraq can be seen as a military success but a political...

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CMES in the Media: Roger Owen in Boston Globe

September 13, 2007

CMES faculty member Roger Owen penned an op-ed piece for the Boston Globe in May. Titled "Back to the Endgame in Iraq," read the editorial here:

Roger Owen on boston.com

By Roger Owen | May 31, 2007

LAST FALL, President Bush unceremoniously dumped the findings of the Baker-Hamilton report in favor of one last "surge" of troops in Iraq to bring the insurgency under control. Now, however, parts of the report are being touted in the White House...

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CMES Associate, Lenore Martin, publishes piece in Washington Post

December 10, 2006

Lenore Martin, a Research Associate at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard, recently published an article entitled "Turkey's Iraq Problem" in The Washington Post.

The article begins:

"Although the world is paying more attention to Hezbollah and the Iraq insurgency, there's another guerrilla group that poses a severe threat to the stability of the Middle East.

The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), operating from havens in northern Iraq, has been attacking Turkish security forces in...

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